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What happens if smartphones become commodities? | MediaFile | Analysis & Opinion | Reuters.com

Remember Antennagate? Back in the summer of 2010, the brouhaha over reception glitches in the iPhone 4 dominated tech headlines for weeks and led to a class-action lawsuit and a $15-per-user settlement. In retrospect, the controversy seems meaningless, which is why I thought of it amid the current flap over Apple Maps. Apple …

iPhone 5 insurance: Should you get it? – latimes.com

So, you just got an iPhone 5, or you’re thinking about getting an iPhone 5, and you’re wondering whether you should insure it. Replacing a broken iPhone is more expensive than you may realize. The new iPhone starts at $200, but that price is contingent on signing a two-year contract with …

Has Apple Peaked? – NYTimes.com

If Steve Jobs were still alive, would the new map application on the iPhone 5 be such an unmitigated disaster? Interesting question, isn’t it? As Apple’s chief executive, Jobs was a perfectionist. He had no tolerance for corner-cutting or mediocre products. The last time Apple released a truly substandard product …